RELEASED JULY 10, 2015 ON ON LIMITED EDITION VINYL W/ DOWNLOAD CARD INCLUDED & CD
Hey Mother Death will be releasing their acclaimed debut album Highway on Paper Bag Records on July 7th. Hey Mother Death recorded Highway to vintage tape and mixed it with Bill Skibbe at the Key Club Recording Studio in Michigan, on Sly Stone’s Flickinger console from There’s A Riot Going On. The album was mastered in London, England by Mandy Parnell (Bjork).
Highway is a dubwise, spoken word album embedded with deep soul and cinematic overtones. This is a layered piece of music that grew over time and distance. The duo of Denma Peisinger and Laurence Strelka traveled with these recordings from the solitude of Petite Riviere, Nova Scotia to claustrophobia in Paris, finally settling down to finish the work at a 13th century house in Limousin, rural France. Electricity makes an album, and the electricity in Limousin was utterly haunted. The duo soon learned to conjure spells and control current with emotion, all the while struggling to cast demons out from their hearts, bodies, and centuries old walls. It was a process of supernatural reconciliation that is now etched way down in the groove on Highway.
The hard-earned four tracks on Highway are rich in analog warmth; they lay heavy in the tape, pulsing along at an easy pace. Sensual threats are whispered. Guitars weep. Bass and drums stay steady. This is weathered fire music that crawled through spirit, its creators, and now into you.
The Hills 6:02
Bad Sex 9:41
Snake Power 7:18